State tennis second-day results

Cornwall senior Ernesto Dillon dropped a 6-3, 6-0 decision to second-seeded Taiyo Hamanaka of Eastchester in a state quarterfinal but is still alive in the medal round at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows.

Dillon, who defeated Pittsford Mendon’s Matt Renzi 6-2, 6-3 in the round of 16, could place as high as fourth when action resumes at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Roosevelt’s John Ackerman and Dan Considine recorded the only other Section 9 win on the day. Ackerman and Considine defeated Peru’s Patrick Demarais and Chase Boyer 6-0, 6-0 in a first-round consolation.

State tournament
Quarterfinal: Taiyo Hamanaka (Eastchester) d. Ernesto Dillon (Cornwall) 6-3, 6-0.
Round of 16: Dillon (Cornwall) d. Matt Renzi (Pittsford Mendon) 6-2, 6-3.
First-round consolation: Dylan Appel (Locust Valley) d. Davis Fleming (James I. O’Neill) 6-1, 6-1; Michael Haelen (Albany Academy) d. Danny Parris (Newburgh Free Academy) 6-0, 6-1.
Second-round consolation: Andrew Bentz-Nasser Ghaffar (Massapequa) d. John Ackerman-Dan Considine (Roosevelt) 6-2, 6-2.
First-round consolation: Nick Lau-Jason Tang (Niskayuna) d. Lucas Arora-Dan Leach (Cornwall) 7-5, 5-7, 10-8; Ackerman-Considine (Roosevelt) d. Patrick Demarais-Chase Boyer (Peru) 6-0, 6-0; Michael Zhu-Bill Dong (Guilderland) d. Spencer Brief-Pearse Algiere (Warwick) 6-3, 6-3.


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